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Long pin with large artificial pearl top and three pendent chains each with two smaller pearls, chains and open-work fixtures on large pearl top of gilded metal.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Bradford Lovett

French, mid-19th century

Object Place



15.3 x 3 x 3 cm (6 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pearls and gold-colored metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments